ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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Steel Workers, Contract Labourers and Adivasis

and Adivasis Gail Omvedt 'BOKARO Steel Has Changed the Face of the Land' proclaims the advertisement. ''Yesterday's unskilled and unemployed are today's skilled professionals. Struggling insanitary villages have become a planned city that still retains much of the rural greenery.'' But public sector bureaucrats, like private capitalists, are so eager to show their contribution to the welfare of the most downtrodden precisely because the reality is almost the opposite. What any visit to the 'Steel region'

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